Earlier this week, Wisconsin Legislators voted to pass a series of bills aimed at taking power away from the incoming Governor and his administration. These measures range from restricting early …
At the end of 2013, Congress failed to extend the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program before they left for vacation. 1.6 million Americans have lost what little income they had. And what has Congress done in the new year? Nothing to help these families.
Being there for family is what matters. That’s why we need a law that guarantees you can be with your loved ones when they need you and not have to give up a paycheck while you do it.
Across the country, the momentum is building as more cities and states win work/family policies that help working women care for themselves and their families without losing a paycheck or risking their jobs.
Almost 80% of respondents from 9to5’s outreach along the newly opened W line could not afford to purchase a bus pass at the current cost of $80 to $140 a month. Sign the petition–join our call for an income based EcoPass!
9to5 stands with Walmart workers striking for a living wage, safe working conditions, and an end to illegal retaliation. Join us at a protest near you.
The Senate is expected to vote on the Fair Minimum Wage Act in the next few weeks. Call your Senators and tell them to vote YES to raising and indexing the minimum wage and tipped minimum wage. America can’t afford poverty wages any longer.
The time is now for immigration reform. We know it, kids know it–it’s time for Congress to hear it.
Even in “off year ” elections when there are fewer high profile candidates or races, there are important positions, including city council, county commission and school board on the ballot. Are you prepared to vote?
Your voice is urgently needed. Call your Representative in the U.S. House today and urge them to end the shutdown with no strings attached.